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Item 7542

Title: St. Georges Fort plan, Phippsburg, 1607

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1800

Location: Phippsburg

Media: Ink on linen

Item 27178

Title: Thomaston Harbor from St. George Road, Thomaston, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 61122

Title: Champlain's Map, Phippsburg and Georgetown, ca. 1605

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1605

Location: Phippsburg; Georgetown

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.